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Have you ever wanted to walk a dog, but not take it home with you?

Meet Poppy

Have you ever wanted to take a dog for a walk, but not take it home with you? Now’s your chance! Esme Needham introduces us to Poppy the dog and shares the joys of being a Cinnamon Trust volunteer.

Posted 17:12 Friday, Mar 30, 2018 In: Hastings People Tags: , , , ,
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Nerds unite and get your dice on

John Knowles comes out of the nerd closet to shake his dice and flip some cards.

Lindisfarne at St Mary in the Castle: from left, Charlie Harcourt, Steve Daggett and Rod Clements.

Lindisfarne return on top form

After well-received performances from both Fairport Convention and Steeleye Span at St Mary in the Castle this past year, it perhaps came as no surprise that it was time for that other giant of the late 60s/early 70s folk-rock: Lindisfarne. HOT correspondent Darren Johnson reports on the return of a well-loved band. Photos by Richard Broady.

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Putting Dickens on the map this Easter

Expectations are high for the ATownExploresABook festival which launches on Good Friday with events and spectacles at 34 sites around St Leonards-on-Sea. HOT’s Erica Smith shares her inside knowledge with us and tips us off about egg-rolling on Easter Sunday.

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Some like it hot

For those who like it hot and while the sun is still but a distant memory, there are few foodie options around more appealing than a Mexican. Rock Astrologer Enid Williams hits the town to feel the heat.

Julia Hilton, right, and Andrea Needham, the Green Party's councillor candidates  for Old Hastings ward, prepare to hand in the petition at Muriel Matters House.

“Enclosure by stealth” irks Old Town residents

Old Town residents and supporters are up in arms at what they see as “enclosure by stealth” – attempts by the owner of the amusement park on the Stade to take control of the public footpath which runs round part of the boating lake. Two petitions have been delivered, which leave the authorities in no doubt as to their feelings. Nick Terdre reports.

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Processions: a living portrait of C21st women

Processions is a mass participation artwork to mark the centenary of the Representation of the People Act, which gave the first British women the right to vote. Processions will invite women and girls across the UK to come together on Sunday 10 June 2018 to mark this historic moment in a living, moving portrait of women in the 21st century. The Jerwood Gallery is supporting this initiative and invites you to participate.

Michael Noble with Carlo at the Psychiatric Hospital in Verona, 1960.

Wood and Fire

Wood and Fire, a short story by HOT’s Chandra Masoliver and one of the stories included in Earlyworks Press new anthology of competition winners, Sorcery of Smog

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